Signs and Traces

Friedbert (65) is an actor, who has travelled around the world during his career. He always returned home however in his old mansion, where he makes long walks through the country and has thoughts about preservation and decay. During one of these walks, he meets Werner (55). Werner is retired chemist. With his retirementmoney he was able to buy his little house in the vicinity of Friedbert's mansion. The nihilist Werner and the megalomane Friedbert develop an infantile yet grave bond, that balances between friendship and animosity. When Friedbert tells Werner that he has cancer and only got one a few months to live, their paths of life start to converge.
Cast
Hans-Jürgen Schatz
Achim Wolff
Nikola Weisse
Credits
Script: H.T. Henkes
Camera: Emre Erkmen
Editing: Lorna Hoefler Steffan
Producer: H.T. Henkes
Sound: Magnus Pflüger
Music: Gurdjieff, Wagner
DirectorRegie: H.T. Henkes
GenreGattung: fictional
Production CountryProduktionsland: Germany
Production CompanyProduktionsfirma: Deutsche Film- und Fernsehakademie Berlin
ProductionProduktion: 2008
Recording FormatDrehformat: HDV
Screening FormatVorführformat: 4:3
Frame RateBildgeschwindigkeit: 24 fps
Aspect RatioSeitenverhältnis: 4:3
Sound FormatTonformat: Dolby SR
LanguageSprache: German
FassungFassung: OV
Running TimeLaufzeit: 94